How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Colorado
InterNACHI is the world's leading association for home inspectors. We provide free training, online testing and certification, business development, marketing support, discounts on everything from home inspection software to E&O insurance to your next truck, and more.
InterNACHI School is accredited as a postsecondary education institution by the national accrediting agency of the U.S. Department of Education to provide tuition-free online training, examination, certification, and continuing education to InterNACHI® members in Colorado.
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To Become a Certified Home Inspector
To become an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector and attain the Certified Professional Inspector CPI® designation, complete the home inspector certification requirements. The training, exam, and certification are all online and free for members.
Hands-On Training at House of Horrors®
Experience world-class inspection training and InterNACHI® member events at our House of Horrors® locations in Boulder, Colorado. The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® is an entire house with 1,000 defects built under our roof. Register for a free event, take training, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors®. Experience the House of Horrors®.
Home Inspector Continuing Education (free & online)
Although Colorado doesn’t have requirements regarding insurance for home inspectors, many local real estate boards and home inspector business franchises require their affiliate members to meet certain coverage standards. InterNACHI members are eligible for discounts and enhanced coverage. Visit nachi.org/insurance for information on how to sign up.
Home Inspector School Partners
For a list of local schools who teach home inspector training classes, please click here.
InterNACHI is an approved vendor of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, a federal and state resource that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. If you’re interested in becoming a home inspector and have a physical or mental disability, Vocational Rehabilitation may pay for an InterNACHI membership, or assist you in obtaining the equipment and resources you will need. If you or someone you know has a disability and needs assistance, visit one of the Vocational Rehabilitation Centers in your area. Visit the CDLE page for more information. https://www.colorado.gov/cdle
Real Estate Cards (free for members)
Colorado-licensed real estate agents can attain free Continuing Education credits by following the directions on the real estate cards. Members can hand out these cards to real estate agents, which explain how to log into the free courses.
When an agent logs into a course and enters the member's ID number, the member is automatically emailed. The first slide of the course is the member's contact information.
The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment recommends hiring a Certified Radon Tester. Students are recommended to complete a radon measurement certification course approved by AARST-NRPP or NRSB. Visit the Colorado website for details.